Period
to 9 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Microservices skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microservices over the 6 months to 9 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microservices
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
9 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 46 37 56
Rank change year-on-year -9 +19 -4
Contract jobs citing Microservices 19 2 36
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.62% 0.62% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 0.73% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 32
10th Percentile £455 £413 £415
25th Percentile £481 £431 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £540
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% -12.04% +14.59%
75th Percentile £588 £531 £628
90th Percentile £608 £558 £700
East of England median daily rate £533 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +12.11% - -9.52%

Microservices is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 545 274 1,005
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 75.17% 84.57% 86.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 171 583
10th Percentile £162 £239 £230
25th Percentile £313 £310 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £425 £435
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +2.35%
75th Percentile £538 £525 £538
90th Percentile £606 £613 £625
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 41 110
10th Percentile " £13.00 £11.17
25th Percentile £12.25 £14.25 £13.63
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year -15.63% -11.11% -35.14%
75th Percentile £16.00 £34.75 £46.94
90th Percentile £20.25 £47.50 £50.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year -57.33% +111.27% +1.43%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Microservices as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Cambridgeshire

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microservices in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Microservices in Cambridgeshire

Microservices
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microservices in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 9 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Microservices in Cambridgeshire

Microservices
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 9 December 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -3 19 £550 - 21
Microservices
East of England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Microservices also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 11 (57.89%) C#
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
2 10 (52.63%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 10 (52.63%) Event-Driven
3 9 (47.37%) React
3 9 (47.37%) Software Testing
3 9 (47.37%) Java
3 9 (47.37%) .NET
4 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
5 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 7 (36.84%) Full Stack Development
6 6 (31.58%) Social Skills
6 6 (31.58%) .NET Core
6 6 (31.58%) Spring
6 6 (31.58%) Web Development
6 6 (31.58%) Spring Boot
6 6 (31.58%) Node.js
6 6 (31.58%) Azure
7 5 (26.32%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (26.32%) Docker
7 5 (26.32%) TDD
7 5 (26.32%) Web Services
7 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
8 4 (21.05%) DB2
8 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
8 4 (21.05%) PhD
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (21.05%) XAML
8 4 (21.05%) Finance

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Azure
2 4 (21.05%) Apigee
2 4 (21.05%) Kong
3 3 (15.79%) AWS
4 2 (10.53%) Akamai
4 2 (10.53%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (5.26%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 1 (5.26%) Azure Service Bus
5 1 (5.26%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) DB2
1 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
2 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
3 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.79%) Selenium
4 2 (10.53%) Artifactory
4 2 (10.53%) git-flow
4 2 (10.53%) GitLab
4 2 (10.53%) JMeter
5 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (31.58%) Social Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) C# Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (10.53%) React Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) C# WPF Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) .NET
1 9 (47.37%) React
2 6 (31.58%) .NET Core
2 6 (31.58%) Node.js
2 6 (31.58%) Spring
2 6 (31.58%) Spring Boot
3 5 (26.32%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (26.32%) Web Services
4 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (21.05%) Entity Framework
4 4 (21.05%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 4 (21.05%) OAuth
4 4 (21.05%) OAuth2
4 4 (21.05%) OpenID
4 4 (21.05%) RESTful
4 4 (21.05%) WCF
4 4 (21.05%) WPF
5 3 (15.79%) REST
6 2 (10.53%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) iPad
2 3 (15.79%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
2 10 (52.63%) Event-Driven
2 10 (52.63%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 9 (47.37%) Software Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Full Stack Development
5 6 (31.58%) Web Development
6 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
6 5 (26.32%) TDD
7 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (21.05%) DevSecOps
7 4 (21.05%) Event-Driven Programming
7 4 (21.05%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (21.05%) MVVM
8 3 (15.79%) API Development
8 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
8 3 (15.79%) DevOps
8 3 (15.79%) Scrum
9 2 (10.53%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) Java
3 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) XAML
5 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 2 (10.53%) ES6
6 2 (10.53%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
1 4 (21.05%) PhD
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Kubernetes
2 2 (10.53%) Grafana
2 2 (10.53%) Kibana
2 2 (10.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) ForgeRock
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (21.05%) Okta
2 2 (10.53%) Coveo
2 2 (10.53%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) MuleSoft
2 2 (10.53%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle